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's left hundreds dead. >>> plus, anger boiling over in india right now at the way one of the country's biggest stars was treated by u.s. immigration officials we're learning new details right now of the incident that's grown to a real international controversy. i'm wolf blitzer in cnn's commander for breaking news, politics, and extraordinary reports from around the world. you're in "the situation room." >>> he's been focusing like a laser beam on health care reform, but for a brief time today, president obama put america's servicemen and women front and center speaking at the convention in phoenix and vowing more money and help for vets struggling to deal with life after combat. let's go to our senior white house correspondent, ed henry. what was the president's basic message to the vets? >> reporter: urging more patience in afghanistan, a war that has been going almost eight years, the president telling me that the fighting is fierce, that the u.s. will not defeat the tlaliban overnight. out here on the streets of the convention center, some of the groups that used to stalk preside
now in india. people say this is totally outrageous. but some are saying perhaps it's a bit cynical, but was some of this drummed up to promote his new documentary? so what do you think? i think i'll go with the basic package. good choice. only meineke lets you choose the brake service that's right for you. and save 50% on pads and shoes. meineke. >>> welcome back to the most news in the morning. milwaukee's mayor is home from the hospital this morning. tom barrett was admitted over the weekend after being attacked at the state fair by a length of steel pipe. it happened when the mayor came to the aid of a woman screaming for help. he suffered a fractured hand along with cuts and bruises. >>> the wife of south carolina governor mark sanford is opening up in the latest issue of "vogue." she's willing to forgive her husband after he confessed with an extra-marital affair with an argentinian woman but the ball is in his court if he wants to save her marriage. she never thought her husband would do anything like that because the person she married was, quote, centered on a core of moral
they looked at the impact of a flood in countries like india and and parts of asia, and neighboring countries. guest: if you think about water as are most of will and life support system and the vehicle through which we will feel the impact of climate change, weather drought or desertification, floods, rising sea levels, melting glaciers, seasonality of rivers creag before they ran year round. all of that is absolutely going to change the world as we know it. host: with we'll get to your phone calls. we have folks waiting. i did want to give folks a look at what's blue august is about. >> the ocean needs our help. time is running out. >> people have heard about global warming for years but it is only the past five years that experts really understood that carbon dioxide is causing problems for the oceans as well. what is worrisome it has not been on the radar. >> in a few decades it will profoundly altered oceans chemistry, rapidly making the water more acidic. >> scientists have demonstrated that if we continue to pollute as we are now, the ocean as said it will double by the end of the cent
in india and japan, after two strong earthquakes at sea. one just south of tokyo bay. another even stronger quake hitting just off the coast of india. japanese authorities shut down two nuclear reactors and bullet train service as a precaution. right now, they're carrying out intensive safety checks and inspections, but so far, no major damage or injuries have been reported. >>> in new york city, divers have found the body in the wreckage of a small plane at the bomb of the hudson river, it collided with a helicopter on saturday, resulting in nine deaths. the body is pinned in the wreckage and cannot be recovered right now. the plane could be lifted from the river as early as tomorrow. >>> on wall street, stocks retreated today, as investors locked in profits after a four-week rally. the dow jones industrial averages down 32 points, the s&p 500 lost three, and the nasdaq finished eight points lower. now back to "hardball." >>> welcome to "hardball." south carolina governor, mark sanford, may have more trouble right now, "associated press" reporter jim davinport wroed wrote this -- >>> gover
will not tone it down we are miracle whip >>> tsunami warnings have been lifted in india and japan after two strong earthquakes at sea. one of them was just south of tokyo bay. another even stronger quake hitting off the case of india. japanese authorities shut down two nuclear reactors and bullet train service as a precaution number major damage or serious injuries have been reported. nnchts new york city, divers have found the body and wreckage of a small plane at the bottom of the hudson river. that is the plane that collided with a sight seeing helicopter on saturday resulting in nine deaths. divers say the body is pinned in the wreckage. authorities hope to lift the plane from the water later today. meanwhile in, capitol hill, house leaders are scrapping plans to spend $330 million on new high end jets for senior officials. instead, they're asking for only $220 million to replace a handful of older jets that they say have safety and maintenance issues. now back to "hardball." >>> welcome back to "hardball." south carolina governor mark sanford may have more trouble right now. associated
in the middle of an unstable region. it is surrounded by iran and afghanistan and its rival, india. there are questions about who this new leader is. >> that's right, there are more than one dozen taliban factions in pakistan. one of them is this man. he was supposed to share power with another taliban faction leader. we understand from western and pakistani intelligence officials that he might have been killed by his rival. right now, western intelligence officials are trying to exploit the division in the taliban. >shepard: we are reporting that he wants to have some high- profile attacks. do we have any idea what or where? >> he has made a statement in recent days to say that president obama is their number one enemy. high-profile attacks like the marriott bombing, he is threatening attacks like this according to western intelligence officials. he wants to rally his followers. shepard: jennifer, thank you. the government reports that the cash for clunkers program generated nearly 700,000 car sales. the program offered rebates of up to $4,500 for consumers that traded in gas guzz
of rain. >> india aa land slide triggered by heavy rains and leaving 43 people dead. police officials say three remote villages are buried. locals are dig through mud and rock look for those missing. extensive deportations left the region prone to land slide. new zealand. a church packed remembering those lost and wednesday in the ferry disaster. princess ferry sank with 149 people on board and 54 of them survived. police are investigating whether anyone could be criminally liable. >> iraq, sign of improvement as removal of protective blast walls on baghdad found on every street in the city. they separated closely knit neighborhood and now they are iconic simols of war and symbols that many are ready to put behind them. that's the wrap on fox's trip around the world in 80 seconds. back it israel a deadly shoot nothing a gay and lesbian youth center, and now the investigation where it stands. ria ninan has the latest. >> police are searching for a suspect and they will not reveal what the moist was for the attack. >> memorial in downtown tel aviv was held under tight security. tens of thou
. >> you travelled around, germany, france, india, the uk, what did you notice. what kind of recommendations did you get about how they would go about treating it? >> everybody approached it differently. several countries would have done the same high-tech procedures, operation that an american doctor recommended. much less, 1/6 of the cost, 1/8 of the cost. in britain, the doctor told me to live with it. you're living your life. not going to fix this. good care in canada, not if you're only hurt. n only if you're acutely sick. he said i'll send you to the orthopedist, it will take six to nine months. >> india -- japan, i believe, they wanted to try other things first. india, alternative medicine. herbal remedies and massage. >> that's right. we did herbal medicine for five weeks. six guys massaged my shoulder with warm oil every day. it worked. more movement and less pain out of it. and the japanese insurance system would have paid for that. they paid for acupuncturacupunc shots -- japan covers everything. that's the broadest choice of any health care system i have ever s
. host: hobart, indiana. george on the india line. caller: good morning, gentlemen. glad you took my call. i just don't understand for one thing, mr. pappas. how come there is no flexibility between the parties when i have -- my wife and i have two insurance companies, employer insurance companies and we are consumed almost virtually 20% of our gross income, we are not talking about shared costs. or pharmaceutical or anything catastrophic that would happen to us. we are still going to be placed into bankruptcy. why isn't there some sort of consideration? why can't the two chambers of the house come to some sort of compromise to where we are put in a sunset or triggering mechanism to where we could try this new system of universal healthcare coverage? i don't want to use socialism because it is such a key word, a buzzword for a lot of medicaid and medicare people. they think that they are not part of the socialist medicine group. guest: what george just shared with us, i think, is very important and it reminds me of my parents' own situation. my parents live in massachusetts where they ha
, painfully, dull. let's play "oddball." i would have rather seen 13 hours of this from india, indian army stunt man has set out to accomplish the impossible. attempting to ride a moving motorcycle while standing atop a 15-foot ladder for eight hours in a row. donald rumsfeld there was not impressed. the old record is eight hours but interrupted by short breaks. jatindra said he wanted to set the record to bring glory to his indian army daredevil team, plus he was worried he was losing his cool. i may have that mixed up with that shark episode of "happy days." anyway, he broke the record. congratulations. and bye. to beijing and artist hong chin who does not let anything go to waste after he puts it down. some throw away the hair after it falls on the flow. mr. chin uses it to build sculptures. behold the gate of the heavenly peace, the famous building in tiananmen square or as it were here tiananmen air. the edifice was built in honor of the -- had used red dye for some of the walls and also does a brisk walk-in clown business. he has plans to build more communist buildings this year and
give up imported oil, that vast supply of oil in the middle east would be devoured by india and china. india has already said. not only will they not sign any global warming treaties but they are annoyed by us having asked them to sign it. brian: we understand the arctic circle is melting. therefore water ways we are going to have to spend money to protect. john kerry sudan result of did he vert in the north and repeat many times over and therefore terrorist also flourish. the center for naval analysis has looked at this and in 2007 came back with study arctic sea ice we have a whole new side of the continent that we have to defend. in terms darfur. really the first example of a country where climate change is exacerbated drought and the conflicts have been intensified. in fact, climate change is a force multiplier. you combine that with the idea that not only do the effects cause mass migrations. but also we are sending all these billions of dollars to our enemies. why? who could be about reducing the amount of oil. brian: john, a lot of people don't even see something that's valid g
the same health care and food as boys. in india, for example, girls are less likely to be vaccinated that be boys and are take on the the hospital only when they are sicker. the girls in india from 1 to 5 years of age are 50% more likely to die than boys their age. in addition, ultra sound machines have allowed a pregnant woman to find out the sex of her own fetus and then get an abortion if it's female. the global statistics on the abuse of girls are numbing. it appears that more girls and women are now missing from the planet precisely because they are female than men were killed on the batting field in all of the wars of the 20th century. so with a new administration in power and with a female woman heading the state department, how should u.s. priorities on women's issues internationally change? guest: the secretary of state hillary clinton is doing a marvelous job of highlighting the issue of women's equality around the world. one thing that we need to do in this country is the united states senate needs to ratify the united nations women's convention, the convention on the elim
and public memorials are being planned for him. india's health minister wants people to watch tv instead of having sex. it is the latest government effort to control india's population. the health minister says if they put electricity into every village, couples will fall asleep watching tv late nights, instead of making babies. some say it could help but it's no replacement for education and access to contraception. >>> in the story, apparently they talk to a man who has 23 children. and. >> and one wife? wow! >> i don't know about the wife part. >> 23. wow. all right. some car shoppers are going to dealerships to take advantage of the cash for clunkers. but when you show up, it's so popular. what happens if you show up and trade in your car and there is nothing really for you to choose from? >> and that's how popular this program has been. there are some lawmakers who have said at some of the dealership lots, the most popular cars are gone, but they still really want to use this program and accomplish its goals. so four weeks along, looking at an on-the-fly fix from the transportation
. it has also been passed in the country of india and it failed there, too. what people don't realize is that a lot of the times the plastic surgeon is doing a combined reconstructive and cosmetic procedure and it is difficult to separate one from the other. the most important part of it is the humanity involved in it. a lot of times it is reconstructing people and their scars, for instance, breast cancer, skin cancer and even cleft lip and pallet and i doubt many americans will want to have that taxed. i bet there are a lot of women who have had breast cancer who will be against this. >>> do we know if there will be a distinction between something like an eyebrow lift that is cosmetic? >> the details haven't been worked out. i think it is still in the committee. i know that senator balk said we will have some fun with this one and i think there was an uproar in there because i doubt many people who have had cancer think there is much fun or humor to it. >> seems like so much of what washington is focused on is making sure they go after the high tax bracket folks, people who seem to h
65 others were wounded. >>> a dramatic rescue in india this morning where a 1-month-old baby was pulled out alive from the debris of a collapsed five-story building. the infant was unharmed. it is unclear why the building collapsed. >>> fighter jets were scrambled around the nation's capitol tuesday when a small plane crossed into restricted airspace. the cessna was forced to land at a maryland suburb. officials say the student pilot did not intend any harm. >>> 8:10. back to matt and ann. i guess it is confusing in the air around the capitol building. >> but a student pilot, you do not want to >> hot but not humid here either. 73 downtown. added for a high of about 90 degrees. tomorrow, 85 and isolated storms possible. >> that's your latest weather. >>> up next, senator kennedy and his wife vicki in their own words. but first, these messages. the chic tweed jacket. the sexy silk cargo pant. the tempting tunic. with wit, verve and a little nerve. pieces you'll love to pieces. at chico's. love it, love it, love it. start your three-course meals with a shared appetizer. choose
for the soviets and the agencies failure to accurately monitor the development of nuclear weapons in india and pakistan. they have seen a new urgency since the 9/11 attacks but has also faced serious questions over the iraq war and handling of terrorist suspects. >>> a new report that we've been telling you about will detail the abuses inside. what do you think about it? do you think this type of information could actually put u.s. troops in war zoons in even more danger? we'd love to know your thoughts. post them on our blog at cnn.com/heidi. >>> after initial praise from international observers, rumors are beginning to circulate about widespread fraud in afghanistan's presidential elections. here is more from kabul. atia, are we getting preliminary results just yet? >> reporter: well, we hear that they are trickling in at the moment and when and who is supporting whom for this campaign at the moment, we had an interview earlier today with dr. abdullah abdullah and he's accusing of mass fraud. not just for afghanistans but also americans. let's listen to what he has to say. >> i think tha
friendly towards india, so they are sheltering these as an asset on behalf of pakistan. it will be difficult to be successful meaningfully in afghanistan as long as group like this network and the taliban continue to be harbored without interference on the pakistani side of the border. host: this morning this writer writes the article saying "american officials have grown increasingly disenchanted with karzai's leadership of the past five years. " guest: yes, it is certainly cause for concern. one of the things we realized this summer is that governments, the ability to govern, or degree to which is correct, or taking predatory actions -- this is a winner of this position. will not fall to the network or the taliban anytime soon, but we have been discharged and largely by the way, some of the behavior that thoughkarzai government has engaged -- that the karzai has engaged in of the last few years. the corruption. everywhere i went this past summer, every direction -- all over afghanistan, each identified government corruption. we have some issues with that karzai regime
, in fact, if you showed woodstock the way they showed india in slum dog millionai millionaire, you would have about the same sanitation. and that's -- you know, that's a bad thing and i've been writing this for years, that, in fact, the future that we were dreaming of and trying to work towards did not consistent of squatting in the mud, taking what you were given. it consisted of something more activist. >> right. and you had -- you talked about, also, how this was one of the least -- one of the more poorly organized rock concerts. >> it was horribly organized. >> and even talked about how all the groups were threatened, saying if you ask for money, we're going to call you out. the who basically said, screw you, give us our money. >> it's funny, because that's been the news break from this story. i wrote that in my biography of the who 20 years ago. but now it's news. but i think what happened at woodstock in the 30th anniversary in 1999 where they were gouged by the promotors, where there was arson, where there was rain, took the sheen off it for a lot of people and i think now people
on the glass stiegel standards. in setting up a global credit system with russia, china, india, and the united states. and setting up a new bank of the united states based on this credit system of 2% interest for 50-year loans. host: we will leave it there. we appreciate all of the calls this morning. a round table discussion coming up looking at medicare part "b" and supplemental health insurance. we will be ♪ right back be -- we will be right back. ♪ >> as washington and the nation continued to focus on health care, sunday on c-span, which will talk about dealing with a swine flu virus with this doctor, director of the cdc on "newsmakers." and on the "q&a" and look into the va hospital center. the u.s. ninth court of appeals discussed u.s. veterans and the appeals process. watch the oral argument saturday on c-span. in 1959, in the heat of the cold war, one person took a two week tour of the u.s. and other person recounts that trip on c-span2 during book tv weekend. the health-care hub is a key resources online where you can follow the latest links, and information, including town hall m
to india and i would like to do the same thing. a lot of those places testify and served america, completely undeserved -- typifiey and servd america -- unserved america. let's first of all, do no harm, and then hopefully do some good to expand the number going forward. and with fcc reform, this is obviously something near and dear to my heart since i began talking to the commissioner eight years ago, but especially in the last few months, i want to thank acting chairman copps and the acting chairman for starting the ball rolling. arbys the, you have outlined a couple of ideas from the macro to the micro, and i want to thank you for,+0ñ especially for getting some of the low hanging fruit, some of those things that can be done in internet time, and austin, for reacting very quickly even before his first meeting to get some of the legal calendar information up and running as well. i think that makes us more consumer friendly. and thank you for such things as we initiating after many years many of the senior -- a read-initiating after many years many of the senior advisor rooster
. >>> a dramatic rescue in india this morning where a1-month-old baby was pulled outalive fro the debris of a collapsed five-story building. the infant was unharmed. it is unclear why the building collapsed. >>> ghter jets we scrambled arou the nati's capitol tuesday when a small plane crossed into restricted airspace. the cessna was forced to land at a maryland suburb. officials say the student pilot did not intend any harm. >>> 8:10. back to mat and ann. i guess iis confusing in the air around the capitol building. >> but a student pilot, you do not want to see fighter pilots scrambling around in front of you. not a good scene. >>> let's get a check of the weather. >> thanks. got some friends here from the big easy. >> i'm vernon. that's my wife linda. >> nice to see you. >> bob, happy birthday! >> wt happens with girlfen stays with girlfriends. where you guys from? >> ft. worth, texas. >>ll right, very nice. don't mess with texas. let's check your -- how you doing, young man? all right. let's check your weather, see at's happening. our pick city today, montgomery, alabama. wsfa, nbc
and is bound by. there are three nations in the world that did not sign. israel, india and pakistan. they are not bound by the treaty. but iran is. iran violated that treaty in a series of different respects, and iran has been sanctioned by the united nations for those violations. the sanctions are way too weak to cause a change in iran's behavior, but at least it demonstrates that iran has violated its nonproliferation treaty and responsibilities. the fact is that while iran has the right to develop electricity from nuclear power plants, they are clearing their natural gas. so if they want electricity, they could generate electricity for a couple of cents a kilowatt because natural gas is free to the. >> host: what is the deal? >> guest: they have no way to export it. liquefied natural gas plant would be very expensive and there are no gas pipelines running from iran to market. >> host: back to pakistan for a moment. a full page of photographs for afghans. a new test of democracy. the presidential election, their elections are coming up in 10 days, august 20. what are your hopes fo
of the u.s. government interacted in the handling of detainees. india, the interagency aspect is critical, as is how the various agencies related to the most senior officials in government. on the basis of physical and copperheads of review, the commission can then make recommendations which will help guide us in the future. this process is fundamentally about understanding where we have been, inrder to determine the best way forward. some might argue that such a commission is no needed. after all, president obama has issued a series of executive orders that chart a new course on detention and interrogation policy. as imptant as these orders are, i believe that something more is needed. it's not enough to say that america is discontinuing the policies and practices of the recent past. we must as a country take stock of where we have been an determine what was and is not acceptable, what should n have been done, and what we will never do again. it is my sincere hope that the commission will confront and rect the notion still powerful in our midst that these policies were and are a proper c
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